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Dōgen Conference: Lecture Series Information


As part of the Roots of Dōgen Studies event on March 29th, there will be a series of lectures on Japanese religion and culture taking place from 11:00am to 1:00pm in GC 355. Following the lectures, there will be a Roundtable Conference from 1:00pm to 5:30pm. For those interested in attending the Roundtable, please RSVP to or 305-348-1914.

Upcoming AFTJ Speech and Skit Contests (Spring 2019)


Several of the best contestants identified at the AFTJ speech contests will participate in AFTJ Wakayama Japanese Video Speech Contest, and the winner will be invited on a free trip to Wakayama, Japan!

Spring 2019 Upcoming Events


A summary of upcoming events in Spring 2019.

Upcoming Events

The Roots of Dōgen Studies: Lectures on Japanese Religion and Culture

03/29/2019 11:00 AM

Join the FIU Asian Studies Program for a conference on March 29, 2019 titled, “The Roots of Dōgen Studies.” This event will feature a group of specialists with expertise in Japanese or comparative religions who will examine, from interdisciplinary perspectives, various textual, ritual and social influences that need to be taken into account in analyzing and assessing the life, literature and legacy of Zen master Dōgen 道元, (1200-1253), founder of the Sōtō sect in medieval Japan.

50th Anniversary of the Ikebana International Miami Chapter 131

03/30/2019 12:00 PM

The I.I. Miami Chapter 131 will be celebrating its 50th anniversary with events open to the public. Over the years, their chapter members have been sharing their love of ikebana and other aspects of Japanese culture throughout the South Florida community, living the motto of “Friendship through Flowers.” Ikebana, the Japanese art of floral design and arrangement, dates to the 6th century and is one of the most important cultural elements that is uniquely Japanese.

ASUHS Induction Ceremony

04/05/2019 04:00 PM

Join us in honoring exceptional students in the Asian Studies Program. Food will be provided.

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Asian Studies Program
Florida International University
Modesto A. Maidique Campus
SIPA Building, Room 505
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199
Phone: 305-348-1914
Fax: 305-348-6586

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